Home School Nature Programs

Home School Nature Program offers amazing opportunities to explore nature, learn from a Naturalist and interact with other home school groups. More information can be found on the Programs Page.

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Little Sioux Wanderings

Winter.Spring 2022 Newsletter News, events and what changes have been happening around O’Brien County Parks can be found here. Email, mail and online versions are available on prairieheritagecenter.org

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Bald Eagle Presentation

Bald Eagle Presentation is Saturday October 15, 2022 starting at 2:00pm. Kay Newman from Saving our avian resources S.O.A.R will have a live Bald Eagle at the Presentation. Prairie Heritage Center 4931 Yellow Ave Peterson, IA 712-295-7200

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McCormack Area will be Open to Equestrian Use beginning in May

The O’Brien County Conservation Board is pleased to announce that the McCormack Area will be open to horseback riding beginning May 17, 2021.  At the last regular meeting of the O’Brien County Conservation Board, horseback riding was named a designated use for that area. Here are the rules for riding:  Riding is allowed from the…

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Grain Bin Cabins Featured on Sioux City News

Check it out!  One of our favorite projects was featured on the Sioux City news yesterday.  Follow this link to watch: https://siouxlandnews.com/sunrise/proud-to-be-a-hometown-farmer/hometown-farmer-grain-bin-cabins-at-dog-creek-park Proud of all that we provide for the citizens and visitors of O’Brien County!  

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Signs of Spring | Saturday, April 10th

Spring has sprung at the Prairie Heritage Center | 10-11:30 a.m. We hope to see you on Saturday, April 10th for a fun-filled morning program. We will read a book all about spring, do a spring-time craft, and then go on a hike through the prairie and see if you can find all the signs…

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Composting 101 – March Nature Nut Series

Join us in-person or adventure on your own, with family or friends as you become an O’Brien County Conservation Nature Nut. March’s topic is Composting 101. Thursday, March 25 @ 6:30 p.m. Prairie Heritage Center During this program you will learn the ins and outs of composting, get plans on how to build your own…

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Spring Newsletter Now Available!

Follow this link to check out what’s happening at the O’Brien County Conservation Board! Little Sioux Wanderings Spring 2021 Newsletter We hope to see you soon at the parks and Prairie Heritage Center.

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